His Master’s Wretched Organ

From somewhere deeper than the unconscious, something stirs.

Whatever it is, its shifting is eternal, as ancient and restless as the churning galaxies. You have always felt its presence when you are still, which is precisely why you keep yourself distracted with trivialities. It cannot be named because words are now merely the primitive tools of an insignificant context.

Much like dreams, these stories do not pretend to answer our gravest questions – they only invite consciousness beneath that mantle above which the waking mind finds tenuous asylum. Do not outstretch your hand for guidance, because no-one else can explore here but you. In this indefinable space, even the assumption of your own being must be called into question.

His Master’s Wretched Organ is a collection of short stories that probe themes of disconnection, self-inquiry, spiritual ascendancy, awe and horror.

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The Verity Key

After most of humanity was wiped out in the Mindvirus Plague, the world’s foremost superpower in 2072 is New Australia. As this nascent Southern empire struggles with a series of murders called the Moneybook killings, the machine cultist Jonty Gillespie is trying to stay alive and out of trouble until his team can win the nation’s premiere virtual reality fighting championship.

Acting on the belief that machine cultists are behind the Moneybook killings, the XSA agent Richard Nordmark coerces Jonty into an adventure that encounters exotic drugs that open dimensions he’s never imagined, mind doctors who live to crack the minds of other men, a communitarian technocult balancing between triumph and oblivion, and technology that forces him to reevaluate his understanding of what it means to be human.

Jonty’s developing involvement with the remote mind control device called the Verity Key gives him more power than he could ever have dreamed of, and with it the responsibility to confront the violence in his past and in the hearts of other men.

Critics enjoyed Vince McLeod’s portrayal of protagonist Jonty Gillespie, who begins the story a hedonistic nihilist but who finds within himself a purpose to keep fighting even when all seems lost.

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Writing With The I Ching (Writing With Psychology Book 4)

As Philip K Dick used the I Ching to help write The Man in the High Castle, so can you tap the hidden powers of your subconscious mind with the hexagram descriptions given in Writing with the I Ching.

Anna Nilsen’s Writing with the I Ching is about using the 64 Hexagrams of the ancient Chinese divination system to inspire your creative writing.

In this book, you can discover how the 64 different hexagrams of the I Ching system can cast new light on your characters, stories and conflict points and develop them to deeper and more engaging levels.

With one chapter devoted to each of the hexagrams in the King Wen sequence of reading the I Ching, this book covers all manner of different possibilities for your story path.

Anyone familiar with the patterns of thought and energy in the I Ching will be able to use this book to translate those patterns into enjoyable creative fiction.

As the I Ching uses the concepts of the yin and yang to illuminate the difficulties faced by people in their everyday lives, this book uses them to illuminate the minds of the characters in the story and the dramas that they become engaged in.

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64 Elementary Story Types (Writing With Psychology Book 2)

64 Elementary Story Types explores the world of archetypes to bring a kaleidoscope of new ideas to your creative fiction.

Delve into this eclectic system for understanding the world of story types and discover how the slightest change to a crucial element of any story can provide a range of new insights for the drama potential of your tale.

The book covers how the dimension of character class can affect a story, and how the energy in the story itself helps determine the emotional vibe of the final outcome.

Whether you’re new to telling stories or a practiced explorer of the imagination, there will something in this book to stoke your imagination and take it to new and exciting places.

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Writing With the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Writing With Psychology Book 1)

This book is for creative writers with an interest in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a classification system for personality psychology. It covers how to use the MBTI to generate ideas for characters, and discusses the sixteen MBTI types. With this book you will learn how the four elementary dimensions of personality can lead to a range of dramatic conflicts that will invigorate your creative fiction.

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